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Shri Narayan Rane flags off `Run for Coir’ as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

New Delhi: Under the theme of `Enterprise India’ of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, `Run for Coir’ was organised to promote the use of coir as a natural, bio-degradable and eco-friendly product at Nehru Stadium, Coimbatore today .

The run was flagged off by Shri Narayan Rane, Union Minister of MSME in the presence of Shri. Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, MoS (MSME),  Shri. Kuppuramu, Chairman, Coir Board, Shri. S K Singh, AS &DC, Smt. Alka Arora, JS (ARI)  and other Senior Officers of Ministry of MSME and Coir Board.  The run was organized under different categories consisting of 4 Groups – School children – Boys and Girls, College students – Boys and Girls, Open Men and Open Women.

About 2000 persons participated in the event and it was a grand success.  Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, MoS (MSME) gave away Cash prizes, Medals and Certificates to the winners under each category.